Prevention and Healing

Did you know that in the U.S. alone, nearly 790,000 people have a heart attack and close to 795,000 have a stroke annually? That is a scary number, especially when you consider the fact that our population comprises nearly...
Consider yourself lucky if you've managed to cruise through your life without having any vision troubles and the need for glasses or contacts. Unfortunately, good eye health in your younger years does not guarantee healthy vision as you age — there...
Did you know that one in eight women have a risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer? That is a large number considering the advancement we have made in the field of cancer detection, treatment and cancer awareness. A possible consolation, though,...
If you want to become as slick and suave as James Bond, you might have to give up on your cozy, hot showers and start taking cold ones instead. Apart from increasing your style quotient, these cold showers might be...
Seasonal bouts of the flu and allergies are a common affair in most homes, especially if there are school-going children or older adults. And while some people may have enough immunity to withstand infections, many might need their regular...
Are you ready for a new bout of runny noses and itchy eyes? You better be because fall is just a couple of days away and can bring a whole new season of allergies with it. It is time...
Were you aware that suicide is one of the leading causes of death every year? On average, there are about 123 suicides a day, amounting to over 44,000 lives lost yearly in the U.S. What's even worse is that suicide rates...
Having a sweet-tooth can be a bane, especially when the 3 p.m. energy dip comes along and you need a sugary boost to get through the rest of the afternoon. Fortunately, diet and nutrition experts may have found a solution to...
We've all been guilty of not flossing every day despite the constant reminders from our dentist and oral hygienist. That's because many of us believe that flossing is an optional step that we can skip as long as the...
The fear of falling and losing mobility is common in the senior community and it is justified because statistics show that one-third of all non-fatal injuries in the U.S. are caused by falls, and according to the Centers for...

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